Shirley Chisholm State Park Debuts in Brooklyn, New York

Maria Perez
Jul 5, 2019 - 6:27

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the opening of Shirley Chisholm State Park in East New York, New York on July 2.The park is now the largest state park in the city with 407 acres in Jamaica Bay, The Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported. The park is part of the Vital Brooklyn initiative, which is “a model for community development and wellness.” The Vital Brooklyn initiative invests in community-based healthcare, healthy food, education, and open recreation spaces, according to the New York State government. "Today we add another gem to our treasure trove of state parks, transforming what was...

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